Bryan Herta Autosport’s Alexander Rossi proved to Formula One teams that they missed a trick by not signing him when they had a chance.

Rossi who is in Austin Texas, with Manor Racing for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix to oversee Jordan King’s run in Free Practice One won the Sunoco Rookie of the year award in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

The Californian’s highlight was winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil where he ran out of fuel shortly after crossing the finish line.

Rossi led home an Andretti Autosport 1-2 at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with Carlos Munoz finishing the race in second place. Rossi ended the season as the highest Andretti Autosport driver in the series standings ending the year in 11th place with 430 points.

 

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